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3 July 2020

Addressing drug & alcohol issues after Covid

Read the DB Recovery Resources seminal collection of evidence, complete with research references, which takes up where the May 2020 UN Policy Brief: Covid-19 and the Need for Action on Mental Health leaves off and fills in the UNODC World Drug

Free webinar today

Because so many people confuse Codependency/Self-love deficit disorder with Adult children of alcoholism, Ross Rosenberg created this video to straighten things out. It premieres today.

Open consultation: Independent review of drugs: call for evidence, part 2

On 8 February 2019, Professor Dame Carol Black was appointed to lead a major 2-part review to look into the ways in which drugs are fuelling serious violence and at treatment, recovery and prevention. This call for evidence is part of

PCC welcomes next stage of Review into drugs misuse

“I welcome the second phase of Dame Black’s Review which switches focus to the solutions, including how we help people to achieve long-term recovery and how we might prevent them from becoming dependent in the first place. All the relevant

UK’s biggest ever crime bust includes 2 tonnes of drugs

The 2-month operation saw officers seize £54million in illegal cash along with 2 tonnes of drugs – including 28million Etizolam pills (street Valium) – and firearms, grenades and machine guns. It was made possible after the National Crime Agency and

Let’s get on with the review of the Gambling Act without delay

“The House of Lords Select Committee on the Social and Economic Impact of the Gambling Industry doesn’t pull any punches. But their approach was genuinely constructive. We are eager to work with MPs and ministers on this vital piece of work,”

UK drugs boss faces jail over opioid scandal

A day after quitting as CEO of London-listed Indivior, Shaun Thaxter pleaded guilty to a criminal charge related to sales of opioid addiction treatments. It followed a US Department of Justice probe which accuses Indivior of fraudulently marketing the drug

‘Promised funding for Northlands Addiction Centre of Excellence must be honoured’

Management at an addiction centre in Derry called on the government to honour commitments made in the New Decade, New Approach agreement to invest in the service.

A European drug prevention registry?

Charlotte De Kock of Belgium’s Ghent University describes the the European Xchange Prevention Registry which was officially established in 2017. EUSPR members support the Xchange registry with expertise.

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